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Inspiration

Sometimes we need a little inspiration to get more from life after 60. Let’s explore the lives and stories of inspirational women who have changed the world.

Are You a Brave 60-Plus Woman? Let’s Kick Fear to the Curb in 2019!
4 months ago

Are You a Brave 60-Plus Woman? Let’s Kick Fear to the Curb in 2019!

By  •  Mindset

When I was younger, I used to love to go swimming with my best friend, Jeanne. We would go to the neighborhood public pool and spend the entire summer day laying in the sun and jumping off the board. Read More

The Long Game of Changing Direction After 60, for Better or Worse
4 months ago

The Long Game of Changing Direction After 60, for Better or Worse

Just when I thought this side of 60 my life could be more predictable, an unexpected storm blew in and changed everything. I shouldn’t have been caught so off guard. Read More

5 Ways to Recognize Your True Calling in Life After 60
4 months ago

5 Ways to Recognize Your True Calling in Life After 60

“Everybody has a calling. Your real job in life is to figure out why you are here and get about the business of doing it.” – Oprah Winfrey

I love this quote by Oprah! She is a beautiful living example of renewing what it means to embrace purpose and meaning at every stage of life. Read More

5 Ways Our Spiritualty Changes as We Get Older
4 months ago

5 Ways Our Spiritualty Changes as We Get Older

I have a degree in Religious Studies from the University of Colorado. All my life, I have felt that the basic principles shared in all organized religions align and are built on common values. These include kindness, love, tolerance and respect for each other. Read More

Don’t Let Self-Criticism Prevent You from Getting the Most from Life After 60
5 months ago

Don’t Let Self-Criticism Prevent You from Getting the Most from Life After 60

Life after 60 is complicated. Over the decades, we have experienced a full spectrum of emotions. We have loved and lost. We have passed milestones and celebrated accomplishments. But, no matter how full our lives have been, we are filled with questions.

Did I make the right decisions with my life? Did I do enough? Did I choose the right balance between my career and my family? Was I a good parent and spouse? Do you have any of these thoughts? Read More

How to Find the Meaning of (Your) Life After 60
5 months ago

How to Find the Meaning of (Your) Life After 60

What is the meaning of life? Like a shadow, this question follows us through our lives, even if we never turn around to see it. We all want to feel like our lives count for something. We want to know that all this was not just a cosmic accident. Read More

5 Ways to Manage Your Expectations in 2019: Expect the Unexpected
5 months ago

5 Ways to Manage Your Expectations in 2019: Expect the Unexpected

As women who have lived for over five decades, we already know that central to most problems in the human condition is the idea that you create expectations for many situations in life. It’s an emotional sink hole, highly difficult to maintain. Read More

You May Think I’m Nuts, but I Love My Local Cemetery
5 months ago

You May Think I’m Nuts, but I Love My Local Cemetery

At the risk of sounding weird and creepy, I’d like to share something with you: I love my local cemetery. It’s a place of mystery, magic and history. I go there several times a week and think it more special with each visit.
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How Ikigai, a Japanese Key to Longevity, Will Add Purpose and Balance to Your Life After 60
5 months ago

How Ikigai, a Japanese Key to Longevity, Will Add Purpose and Balance to Your Life After 60

Are you doing what you love and have a purpose that propels you to get up in the morning and pursue it? It’s believed that having a reason for being will extend your longevity and help you stay healthy. The Japanese call it “ikigai” (ick-ee-guy). Read More

Are Too Many Personal Goals Holding You Back in Your 60s?
5 months ago

Are Too Many Personal Goals Holding You Back in Your 60s?

By  •  Mindset

Late one night, after a recent college reunion, I got to talking with a group of close friends. We’d had a few drinks. And having split our sides laughing over the course of two days about our shared pasts, we began to muse about our individual futures. Read More